Example sentences for: abruptly

How can you use “abruptly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • We meet Maurice two years after his entanglement with Sarah has (abruptly) ended, but an encounter with her husband--forlorn and hatless in a deluge, convinced that his wife is holed up somewhere with a lover--brings the green-eyed monster (as well as a host of memories) back with a snap.

  • Many weeks later, a front-page story in the Washington Post reported that Weld and another top Justice official "abruptly announced their resignations yesterday" as an act of "conscience" over revelations about ethically questionable behavior by Attorney General Ed Meese.

  • Thursday, the Telegraph carried a front-page report by its resident conservative conspiracy theorist, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, that former White House Director of Special Projects and Special Needs Robyn Dickey had been "transferred abruptly to a job at the Defence Department after she was named as a long-standing lover of President Clinton in Paula Jones's sexual harassment lawsuit."

  • More Monica news: Marcia Lewis' second day of grand jury testimony ended abruptly, says the NYT , when she became physically and emotionally unable to continue.

  • Decades of encouragement to perform as a domestic intelligence agency abruptly ended in the 1970s.

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